amla muraba

Amla Murabba A Sweet and Tangy Indian Gooseberry Preserve



Amla Murabba is very delicious. It is very beneficial for health. It’s rich in iron and vitamin C. Amla is available in the market easily So it makes a lot of sense to make a batch of this preserve when the fruit is in season because you can easily store it for more than a couple of months. 

there are several methods to make the Amla Murabba recipe. I have tried the easiest way. Learn how to make amla murabba step by step by reading the article below

Amla muraba


  • Amla (Indian Gooseberry) – 500 g
  • Jaggery – 1 kg
  • Cardamom – 8 to 10 (peel and grind)
  • Black pepper – 1 small spoon
  • Black Salt – 1 small spoon
  • Fitcari – half spoon


  1. wash the amlas and Poke the amlas with a fork. 
  2. Put 1 liter of water in a utensil and heat it. After the water boils, add the amlas along with fitcari (alum) and turn off the burner. Keep the utensil covered for 10 minutes.
  3. Take out the amlas and keep them in a filter so that the water seeps away.
  4. Heat jaggery in a thick-bottomed pan, till jaggery dissolves completely and forms a syrup of one-string consistency.
  5. Add amla and continue to cook. Add crushed black cardamom seeds, black salt, and black pepper
  6. Continue to cook, uncovered, on low heat till the mixture is thick and translucent.
  7. Cool and store in airtight jars.


  • Use a dry air-tight container to store the murabba
  • Use a dry spoon to remove the murabba from the air-tight container to prevent it from spoiling
  • The consistency of the syrup in murabba should be like honey.
  • Ensure that the amla is completely immersed in the syrup while it is stored


Q1: What are the benefits of Amla Murabba?

Amla Murabba is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants, making it beneficial for boosting immunity and improving digestion. It’s also known for promoting hair and skin health and having potential anti-inflammatory properties.

Q2: How do I select good quality amla for making the murabba?

Choose firm and unblemished amla berries. They should be green and have a smooth surface. Avoid amla that is too soft, discolored, or has signs of spoilage.

Q3: Can I use powdered amla for this recipe?

Fresh amla is recommended for the best taste and texture. Powdered amla might alter the recipe’s consistency and flavor.

Q5: What spices are typically used in Amla Murabba?

Common spices include cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom. These spices add a warm and aromatic flavor to the murabba.

Q4: Can I customize the sweetness level?

Yes, you can adjust the amount of sugar according to your preference. Keep in mind that the sugar also acts as a preservative.

Q5: Is Amla Murabba suitable for diabetic individuals?

Due to the high sugar content, Amla Murabba might not be suitable for individuals with diabetes. It’s best to consult a healthcare professional before including it in their diet.

Q6: How can I serve Amla Murabba?

Amla Murabba can be enjoyed on its own as a sweet treat or used as a condiment. It’s often served with Indian breads like roti or paratha.

amla muraba
amla muraba





energy 71 cal
proteins 13 gm
carbohydrates 17.4 gm
fat 8.4 gm
fiber 0.7 gm
other iron 51.2 mg


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